The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 59 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.44% 2.30% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.83% 17.24% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Median daily rate £353 £283 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £262 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £303 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
129 87 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.31% 13.32% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 26
Median daily rate £345 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £270 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 61 (63.54%) Security Cleared
2 54 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 54 (56.25%) Cisco
3 53 (55.21%) ITIL
4 48 (50.00%) F5
5 41 (42.71%) Linux
5 41 (42.71%) HP
6 40 (41.67%) Unix
7 35 (36.46%) WebLogic
7 35 (36.46%) Oracle
8 34 (35.42%) JBoss
8 34 (35.42%) Red Hat
9 31 (32.29%) High Availability
10 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 30 (31.25%) Windows
10 30 (31.25%) ITSM
11 28 (29.17%) Clustering
11 28 (29.17%) Load Balancing
11 28 (29.17%) CheckPoint
12 27 (28.13%) iPlanet
12 27 (28.13%) Sun
12 27 (28.13%) J2EE
12 27 (28.13%) Apache
12 27 (28.13%) Tomcat
12 27 (28.13%) Veritas
12 27 (28.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 26 (27.08%) Oracle Application Server
13 26 (27.08%) Active Directory
14 24 (25.00%) Juniper
15 23 (23.96%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (36.46%) WebLogic
2 34 (35.42%) JBoss
3 27 (28.13%) Apache
3 27 (28.13%) iPlanet
3 27 (28.13%) Tomcat
4 26 (27.08%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (10.42%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 22 (22.92%) WAN
3 21 (21.88%) Wireless
4 20 (20.83%) LAN
5 19 (19.79%) DNS
6 13 (13.54%) BIG-IP
7 10 (10.42%) HTTP
7 10 (10.42%) HTTPS
7 10 (10.42%) iSCSI
7 10 (10.42%) NAS
7 10 (10.42%) SAN
8 8 (8.33%) Kerberos
8 8 (8.33%) LDAP
8 8 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (8.33%) SSH
9 7 (7.29%) Network Security
10 1 (1.04%) DHCP
10 1 (1.04%) IPsec
10 1 (1.04%) MPLS
10 1 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Network Engineer
2 11 (11.46%) Administrator
3 9 (9.38%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.29%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Project Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Automation Consultant
10 2 (2.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.08%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) J2EE
2 14 (14.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) Clustering
2 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.17%) HACMP
5 3 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.71%) Linux
2 40 (41.67%) Unix
3 30 (31.25%) Windows
4 21 (21.88%) Solaris
4 21 (21.88%) Windows Server
5 19 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (15.63%) AIX
7 10 (10.42%) HPUX
7 10 (10.42%) SUSE
8 7 (7.29%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.21%) ITIL
2 31 (32.29%) High Availability
3 30 (31.25%) ITSM
4 28 (29.17%) Load Balancing
5 20 (20.83%) Service Management
6 16 (16.67%) Network Design
7 10 (10.42%) Software Distribution
7 10 (10.42%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (8.33%) Migration
8 8 (8.33%) OO
9 6 (6.25%) Change Control
10 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.21%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (5.21%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.17%) Open Source
11 4 (4.17%) QMS
11 4 (4.17%) Quality Management
12 2 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (2.08%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.75%) SQL
2 15 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.33%) Korn
4 8 (8.33%) Perl
4 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.21%) Jython
5 5 (5.21%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) Java
6 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (63.54%) Security Cleared
2 54 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 23 (23.96%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (21.88%) CCNP
5 20 (20.83%) CCIE
5 20 (20.83%) JNCIA
6 19 (19.79%) CCDP
6 19 (19.79%) CCIP
6 19 (19.79%) CCSA
6 19 (19.79%) CCSE
6 19 (19.79%) JNCIE
7 13 (13.54%) HP ASE
7 13 (13.54%) HP MASE
8 10 (10.42%) Degree
9 7 (7.29%) DV Cleared
10 5 (5.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (4.17%) IBM AIX Certification
12 3 (3.13%) CCNA
13 2 (2.08%) MCSE
13 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.04%) QA
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (28.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 26 (27.08%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.42%) DFS Replication
4 8 (8.33%) NFS
5 4 (4.17%) GPFS
6 3 (3.13%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.04%) KVM
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (20.83%) FortiGate
2 10 (10.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (6.25%) Puppet
4 5 (5.21%) BladeLogic
4 5 (5.21%) SCCM
4 5 (5.21%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (4.17%) WSUS
6 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 54 (56.25%) Cisco
2 48 (50.00%) F5
3 41 (42.71%) HP
4 35 (36.46%) Oracle
5 34 (35.42%) Red Hat
6 28 (29.17%) CheckPoint
7 27 (28.13%) Sun
7 27 (28.13%) Veritas
8 24 (25.00%) Juniper
9 23 (23.96%) Fortinet
10 20 (20.83%) Riverbed
11 13 (13.54%) Aruba
12 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.38%) CA
14 5 (5.21%) BMC
14 5 (5.21%) Dell
15 4 (4.17%) IBM
15 4 (4.17%) Symantec
16 3 (3.13%) Blue Coat
17 2 (2.08%) Citrix